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Blumenheim Old Colony Cemetery

Name of R.M.: Corman Park No.: 344
Name of Cemetery: Blumenheim
Name of Community: Osler-Hague
Name of Denomination: Mennonite
Condition of Cemetery: Good
Ownership of Cemetery: Old Colony Church
Approximate number of burials: 89 marked, 11 unmarked
Legal Land Location: NE 31-39-4 W 3rd
Directions: 6 miles east, and 1.5 miles north of Osler, in the village of Blumenheim
Recorded by: A. Buhler
Date: May 12, 2006
Local Contact Person: Larry Janzen
Phone No: 239-4708
Comments: This cemetery is not visible from the village street. It lies on the north side behind Larry Janzen's farm. It has a cairn with the names of all the people buried there that George K. Fehr's research revealed. It is enclosed by a barb wire fence and is well kept. Interesting is the fact that about 50% of the people died at birth, in infancy or in their first years, up to age 15. On the cairn is this inscription: Hebrews 9:27 "And as it is appointed unto men once to die but after this the judgment."

Also in German - "Und wie den menschen ist gesetzt eimal zusterben, danuch aber das Gericht."

[Note: this information has now been moved to our MHSS.sk.ca website proper. For faster updating, and so that you may download the data easier, you may now open or download this linked PDF file with the most recent data we have for those interred in this cemetery: Blumenheim-Old-Colony-Cemetery.pdf]



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